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In the face of tragedy a brave school secretary talked a raging gunman to lay down his weapon. The weapon that she used was the love of Jesus and her testimony of grace. She takes no credit for her heroic action -- instead, she gives all glory to God for saving the lives of the entire school as well the gunman.
Most of the president's proposals won't work because we don't respect life and teach we evolved from slime, not that we were created by God. We're paying a price for ignoring God and gun violence is just one example.
In the wake of last week's massacre of 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary, two main subjects of debate have emerged regarding how to prevent future tragedies: better gun control versus better treatment of mental illness. A recent survey of attitudes toward gun control suggests where evangelicals and other religious groups stand on the issue.
In response to the deadly mass shooting Friday in Newtown, Conn., former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said new laws regulating guns won't deter such shootings, linking the removal of God from the classroom to increased violence in schools.
Their stories will be told in the coming days, snapshots of innocence lost and lives cut short by the unspeakable and incomprehensible evil at the hands of another human being. We’re saddened and shocked, as well we should be.
Even in the face of such a tragedy, Christians must speak. We will have to speak in public about this evil, and we will have to speak in private about this horrible crime. How should Christians think and pray in the aftermath of such a colossal crime?
I know many of you are wondering how and what to share with your children about this tragedy. Based on my experience as a counselor, as a mother, and as someone who's lived through something similar to what Newtown is just beginning to absorb, here are a few tips for you to ponder.
A teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., reflecting on the carnage and tragedy of one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history, asked the question for the world: “Who would do this to our poor little babies?”